First you need to determine if you really have sensitive skin. Studies show that more than 50% of women have sensitive skin.
If you redden easily, have hives, stinging or burning problems, and flaking, you may have sensitive skin.
Ask yourself if you’re drinking enough water, exercising regularly, and getting enough sleep. If the answer is no to any of these, these daily habits that you think are simple can have a negative effect on your skin.
If your skin is going through a sensitive period, stay away from perfumes, parabens, sulfates, mineral oil and PABA-based chemicals. Be sure to learn and research the ingredients of the products you use.
If you want to turn to more natural solutions, this two-component mask will have both a calming and anti-inflammatory effect for your skin. Oatmeal has long been the ingredient of choice for sensitive skincare recipes, especially when treating issues like eczema.
1/3 cup cooked oatmeal
2 tablespoons plain yogurt
Mix 1/3 cup of cooked oatmeal with 2 tablespoons of plain yogurt. Apply the mixture to your skin in a thick layer with your fingertips. Let it sit for 10 minutes and then rinse with warm water. Then complete your routine with a soothing facial moisturizer or serum.